We use cookies to deliver the best experience on our website. By using our website, you agree to use of cookies.  Learn more.

Volunteers deliver guided tours showcasing Hull’s maritime heritage



Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on pinterest
Share on linkedin
Share on reddit
Share on whatsapp

A small team of volunteers are delivering a maritime themed guided tour, showcasing Hull’s historic maritime sites around the city centre.

Volunteers are currently undertaking the accredited qualification – the Institute of Tourist Guiding White Badge award, which involves lectures and practical sessions.

People are being asked to support the volunteers ahead of their exams by booking a free practice tour. These last two hours including stops and will take place every Monday and Wednesday between 2 August – 8 September, with a 10.30am and 1pm slot to choose from.

As part of the guided tours, you will discover more about Hull’s maritime heritage and how the exciting maritime project will take shape over the next four years, delivering a brand-new maritime experience. Stops will include the exterior of the Hull Maritime Museum, the future location of the Arctic Corsair at North End Shipyard and the exterior of the Spurn Lightship in Hull Marina.

Councillor Daren Hale, Leader of Hull City Council, said: “This is an exciting opportunity for volunteers to play a key role in developing Hull’s tourism offer, revealing the city’s maritime heritage.

“The guided tours will offer people the chance to find out more about the exciting future plans to transform some of our maritime treasures, thanks to our major funders – The National Lottery Heritage Fund.”

These pilot tours will support the volunteers in completing their training programme and once complete, plans will get underway to deliver further tours in the future.

Book your place here.

Hull's FREE weekly newsletter

A weekly round-up of Hull news, great events and things to do.

Got something to share?

We want to share everything positive that’s going on around Hull. We have loads of great ways to share your stuff:
Click the button above or email us at events@hullwhatson.com
*Registration required
Featured Hull Events
Sun 14 Aug @ 7:10pm – 10:30pm
Sat 16 Jul @ 7:00pm – 10:30pm
Fri 2 Sep @ 7:00pm – 10:35pm
Sat 2 Jul @ 2:00pm – 6:00pm
Places you should visit
Unmissable offers!
Fri 24 Jun – Wed 31 Aug
Fri 24 Jun – Wed 31 Aug
Sun 24 Jul @ 2:00pm – 5:00pm

Hull news, events & special offers

Every week, we send you a round up the best news, events and offers happening around Hull & East Yorkshire. Sign up for FREE now >